• Lawyers laud FG’s stripping of police power to prosecute criminal cases

    Lawyers laud FG’s stripping of police power to prosecute criminal cases

    Lawyers in Lagos have given a groundswell of support to the Federal Government’s reform of the criminal justice system barring the police from prosecuting criminal cases in the country.

    The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, had on Aug. 25 stripped the police of power to prosecute criminal cases.

    The action was in line with the provisions of Section 106 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015, he said.

    Malami said the section had transferred […]